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what does the WH mean on the tag watches? is it some sort of code? i have seen for example tag heuer, 6000 series, WH5114

also, how can i tell if my watch is full or mid size? :)
 

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I did this one a while back, so I'll have to go the quick route.

This post addresses only the post year 1992 code format... AA#### A third alpha was introduced somewhere around 2002 for the expanded line and new iterations of many of the series. This post does not address three alpha codes. (eg WAH1110)

1st Character = W= Analog or C= Chornograph

2nd Character = Series... H= 6000 A= Vinatge F1 series, D= Vintage 1500, E = Vintage 2000, , F= 4000, G= S/el Series, I=S/el Leather, K= 2k Classic, L= Kirium , M=2000 Sport Series, N= 2k Exclusive, =AH current F1 etc.... I know there a bunch of Classic Series that follow (Monaco, Carrera, Monza, etc) but those aren't in my recall anymore.

3rd Character (1st digit) = Movement 1= Qtz 2 = Automatic 3= Manual Wind 5 = Chronometer (there is a 7, but I think that's the new wheel chronos..)

4th Charcter (2nd digit) = Size 0= Magnum/Grande, 1 = Gents, 2=Midsize 3= Ladies, 4= Ladies Mini

5th Character (3rd digit) = Case base material 1= Stainless Steel, 2= Steel and Gold Plate, 3=All Gold Plated, 4 = Solid 18k, 5= Steel and Solid 18k

6th Character (4th digit) = Dial color No real standard across the models anymore.


NOTE: I did this all quickly from recall and I did review it once, so while I believe it is pretty accurate, it may not be complete.

The bracelets and straps had codes, but I was never really interested in those much.

Cheers,

David
 

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Oh yeah, that makes yours a full size, 6000 Analog Chronometer,... I 'll guess black dial (ok I cheated on the dial by checking my dealer catalog :rodekaart)

|> NICE WATCH and definitely a keeper. I'd like to have one, but still searching.

Cheers,

David
 

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David, great info!! Thanks for posting it.
 

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David,

amazingly helpful info ! Thanks so much.

Enrico
 

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by the way , David... do those older xxx.xxx codes have any meaning ?

thanks again,

Enrico
 

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Enrico,

I've never come across anything in the TAG catalogs or on line that deciphers the old 6 digit, ###.### codes. However, over the years I have found the last two digits denote the size/gender


06 = Full Size and sometimes over size
13 = Mid Size


About 90% of the time:

15 = Unisex
08 = Ladies regular

Maybe someone has come across a key somewhere on the internet and will share it.

When they changed the model numbers to AA1234 format it really simplified it so it was easier for me to memorize most.

Hope that was of some help.

Cheers,

David

by the way , David... do those older xxx.xxx codes have any meaning ?

thanks again,

Enrico
 

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thanks again, David. This is probably the most valuable TAG info I've seen !

by the way, do you happen to know if the S/EL Leather with the solid gold bezel was also available in full size... or mid size only ? (sorry for leading one question to the other...)

kindest regards,

Enrico
 

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I did this one a while back, so I'll have to go the quick route.

One the post year 1992 code format... AA#### A third alpha was introduced somewhere around 2002 for the expanded line and new iterations of many of the series.

1st Character = W= Analog or C= Chornograph

2nd Character = Series... H= 6000 A= Vinatge F1 series, D= Vintage 1500, E = Vintage 2000, , F= 4000, G= S/el Series, I=S/el Leather, K= 2k Classic, L= Kirium , M=2000 Sport Series, N= 2k Exclusive, =AH current F1 etc.... I know there a bunch of Classic Series that follow (Monaco, Carrera, Monza, etc) but those aren't in my recall anymore.

3rd Character (1st digit) = Movement 1= Qtz 2 = Automatic 5 = Chronometer (there is a 7, but I think that's the new wheel chronos..)

4th Charcter (2nd digit) = Size 0= Magnum/Grande, 1 = Gents, 2=Midsize 3= Ladies, 4= Ladies Mini

5th Character (3rd digit) = Case base material 1= Stainless Steel, 2= Steel and Gold Plate, 4 = Solid 18k, 5= Steel and Solid 18k

6th Character (4th digit) = Dial color No real standard across the models anymore.


NOTE: I did this all quickly from recall and I did review it once, so while I believe it is pretty accurate, it may not be complete.

The bracelets and straps had codes, but I was never really interested in those much.

Cheers,

David
WOW,,your absolutely a REAL tag Team David,,Im surprise on your research and Tag experience,,This is a great info for rookie like me..
 

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Yes! The S/el Leather Series came in Gents, Mid, and Ladies. They came in all steel or steel with SOLID 18k Gold Bezel Insert and Deployment Clasp TAG Insignia.

Gents and Men's came in both ETA Quartz (955.112) and Automatic (ETA 2892) movements.

Here's a pic of a Full Size, 18kt Components, Automatic Movement, White Dial on a new S/el Leather Blue Deployment strap.



Solid 18kt Gold Bezel Insert.


SOLID 18kt Gold TAG Insignia


Cheers,

David

Hoorah.. my first contributions to a sticky!!




thanks again, David. This is probably the most valuable TAG info I've seen !

by the way, do you happen to know if the S/EL Leather with the solid gold bezel was also available in full size... or mid size only ? (sorry for leading one question to the other...)

kindest regards,

Enrico
 

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This is amazing! I just joined this forum to find out some information on my TAG, my only TAG, which is a very special gift and lo & behold these pictures are MY watch. Thank You. So now I know what I have. What I would like to know is:
1. Where can I get it repaired. It stops running after several minutes to an
hour or so
2. The luminescent material in the markers and the second hand have worn
away or is missing. I hope this can be replaced.
3. What was the manufacturer's suggested retail & what is the current
value?

I hope the included picture come out. Thanks very much!!!
 

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Ok. Would someone kindly explain how those beautiful pictures get posted in the way that dmr33 did. Mine was quite small. Thanks
 

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check the photography forum.... they have a thread on how to do it.
 

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This is amazing! I just joined this forum to find out some information on my TAG, my only TAG, which is a very special gift and lo & behold these pictures are MY watch. Thank You. So now I know what I have. What I would like to know is:
1. Where can I get it repaired. It stops running after several minutes to an
hour or so
2. The luminescent material in the markers and the second hand have worn
away or is missing. I hope this can be replaced.
3. What was the manufacturer's suggested retail & what is the current
value?

I hope the included picture come out. Thanks very much!!!
1. Any Tag Heuer AD should be able to have the watch serviced for you, or maybe you have a watch service center in your area with watchmakers who are authorized to work on your watch as well? If it's only lasting an hour at the most before stopping, hopefully it's just been a while since it's last overhaul. Do you manually wind the movement to get it jumpstarted before you put it on, or just shake it in your hand to get it ticking?

2. While your watch is in having its movement serviced, they can absolutely get you new hands as well. You could have them simply apply luminescence to the hands as they are, but it really won't be as bright as new hands with Tag's superluminova on them. Well worth the minor extra cost.

3. $1695, I believe. Value? However much you can get someone to pay for it.
 

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Fantastic advice. Thanks. If anyone knows a reputable AD with super experience refurbishing TAG Heuer brands in the Chicago area, I would be much obliged.
 

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thanks !!
 

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Nice reference. Thank you.

Now the ultimate find would be the same type of reference for the pre 1991-92 model numbers in the 111.111 format. I say we all make a joint effort to find one.

What say you?

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